Holland Smith broadcasting a Christmas holiday message, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 25 Dec 1944

Caption   Holland Smith broadcasting a Christmas holiday message, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 25 Dec 1944 ww2dbase
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Added Date 30 Jul 2014

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1. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
18 Jun 2014 07:34:11 PM

Partial transcript of Holland Smith's 25 Dec 1944 broadcast: "It is my proudest gift that I have been selected to command such men as these. Men who are your sons, brothers and fathers. Men who are my Marines. Men who will not and cannot fail either you, their country, or the Prince of Peace. A Merry Christmas and God Bless you all."

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